Les Forts de Latour 2000

Les Forts de Latour 2000

Château Latour
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"Latour is unquestionably the most consistent of Bordeaux’s first growths.

"True to its reputation this wine is as remarkable in the finer vintages as in the lesser ones.

"Generally powerful, tannic, rich, dense, and intense, the wines of Latour are always top flight and extremely long-lived."

— Robert Parker

Notes and Reviews

James Suckling (94)

Some call it the second wine of the great first growth of Latour. But it’s a unique wine on its own. It shows blueberry, raspberry and other dark-berry character. It’s so round and delicious, why wait?

Jancis Robinson MW (18/20)

Dark and shaded ruby. Much more complex nose than any wine so far. But quite developed..? I love the minerality and lusciousness-yet-dryness on the finish. Very solid performance and a lovely wine for an extended period, I would say. Very grown up indeed.

Product Details

Vintage 2000
Grape Varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Viticulture Conventional
Type Red
Age of Vines 15-20 years old
Vinification 21 days' maceration and fermentation in stainless-steel vats
Elevage 15 months in oak barrels (50% new oak)
Production 175,000 bottles
Soil Type Gunzian gravel over clay and limestone